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Signs Of Pcp

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early signs of pcp?

What are the early indications of pcp? Does the onset of the disease progess rapidly or slowly? Thanks......
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
IN HIV+s, PCP usually develops gradually. But once you are sick enough to need to be in the hospital, things can go downhill pretty quickly (by this time you may have had PCP for weeks to months).The typical indicators are: dry (nonproductive)... Read more »

Discontinuing prophylactic for PCP

I was diagnosed pos in 11/00 after a bout with PCP. When discharged from the hospital I was... Read more »

PCP

My son was diagnosed as HIV positive a few weeks ago. However, in Oct. 2012 he developed pnuemonia... Read more »
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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment,... Read more »
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How to Prevent PCP

Introduction How Can I Tell if I Have PCP? CD4+ Cell Counts Who Is at Risk of Getting PCP? How Do I Prevent Myself Getting PCP? Your CD4 Cell Counts Special Concerns for Pregnant Women and Children When Should I Start Preventive Treatment? ... Read more »
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La Neumonía por Pneumocystis (PCP)

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Usted Puede Prevenir la PCP en Adultos y Adolescentes

La PCP es la infección grave más común entre las personas con el VIH. Puede ser fatal. La PCP puede prevenirse y tratarse. La mejor medicina para prevenir y tratar la PCP es TMP-SMX, también conocida como Bactrim, Septra o... Read more »
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PCP could it be part of AVS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get PCP as a first sign? I've been sick and under a lot of stress for the past 4 weeks. I've devopled a dry cough plus a lot of other symptoms, was wondering is PCP could be a first symptom too?

thanks for responding Read more »

Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
Hello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial.

She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »

PCP

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »